Warehouse Operative

Posted 6 March by Air Recruits LTD

Air Recruits Ltd are looking for a number of committed, hard working warehouse operatives who hold a valid forklift license to carry out ongoing assignments on a shift rota basis. Based locally to Heathrow Airport, as a warehouse operative you will ensure the safe and efficient receipt, storage and dispatch of all air cargo.

Key responsibilities

  • Loading and unloading of consignments
  • Security screening
  • ULD pallet building
  • Pick and pack orders for dispatch
  • Move stock around either by hand, or by using lifting equipment or a fork lift truck
  • Input data regarding stock and inventory into a computerised system
  • Keep accurate stock records and carry out stock counts as and when required
  • Check for damaged or missing items
  • Keep paperwork up to date
  • Operate in a safe manner complying with all health, safety and environmental requirements to ensure own and safety of others
  • Handle any hazardous materials in an appropriate manner
  • Keep areas of work clean and tidy to ensure operational efficiency

Skills and attributes

You will have a good understanding of health and safety requirements, have a flexible approach to duties and tasks, and be able to work well as part of a team. You should have the ability to work accurately and methodically, have good communication skills, the ability to plan and organise your workload, and the ability to accurately complete paperwork and count stock items.

Qualifications and experience preferred

Previous experience within a warehouse setting is preferred, as well as a current fork lift truck licence and/or a licence to drive assisted lift equipment. Cargo operative aviation security training (previously known as level D) is essential. All other required training will be available to the successful candidates after their background checks are complete.

All candidates will be subject to a five year history check, which will include a criminal record check (CRB).

Required skills

  • Aviation
  • Cargo
  • Fork Lift
  • Warehouse

Application questions

Do you hold a valid forklift licence?
Do you have previous experience in a warehouse setting?
Can you provide referee details for a 5 year background check with no unexplained gaps?

Reference: 34614238

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